Organizations are increasingly deploying multi-cloud strategies for their data and applications for more accessibility, scalability, and to lower their operating costs.
However, as the number of clouds increase so does your cyber attack area. Expanding access to information across many connected devices increases the chance that exploitable vulnerabilities will be discovered.
Most of these connected devices were not designed with strong security features and can be easily compromised. It is nearly impossible to ensure that each of these devices, and the applications running on them, are secure.
Also, a decrease in visibility regarding device and application use across a multi-cloud environment makes it harder to monitor and identify threat trends.
When you adopt multi-cloud, you should have all the necessary security controls in one place – not just those implemented by the service provider – with optimal levels of visibility and integration.
You should integrate security across each cloud platform and then tie everything together into a unified and centralized control point, bringing visibility and intelligence to your distributed network.
Having your cloud defenses, application defenses and endpoint defenses communicate, ensures the fastest threat detection and response times.
To protect data, you must look beyond the basic built-in security features provided by cloud providers and work with partners like intlx Solutions to incorporate integrated and automated controls that can span the entire distributed network environment.
intlx Solutions is a Fortinet and Juniper Networks partner.